Stars: They're just like us. The James Harden trade news stunned players from all over the league. Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

News of James Harden’s trade from the Houston Rockets to the Brooklyn Nets caught many off guard and left them stunned. Even NBA players were left in awe over the news.

All-Stars like Donovan Mitchell and Bradley Beal had one-word reactions just like so many of us.

Others talked about how this is another example of how wild the NBA is with its huge trades.

The Nets will now have a core three of Harden, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving, if Irving returns to the team. But Houston got a lot back in terms of draft picks, while Cleveland and Indiana also were involved in the trade. Here are full details on the four-team deal.

This article first appeared on Larry Brown Sports and was syndicated with permission.

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